Throwing a spotlight on his and Christina Aguilera’s “Justified and Stripped” summer tour (which kicks off June 4 in Phoenix), Justin Timberlake promises “fans can expect a spectacle,” reports Billboard.
“It is two shows really for the price of one,” said the ‘N Sync star, 23, who is currently performing in Europe to promote his Jive solo debut, “Justified.”
“All we’re really looking to do is get kids in the seats and keep their asses out of them for at least an hour-and-a-half.”
Not that he and Aguilera, also 23, should be counted on to deliver any duets, at least as far as things stand now. “It would be something special, I can say that, if it does actually happen,” he said.
“I have a 13 or 14 piece band,” he added. “If I’ve put any effort anywhere, it’s in the arrangements of the music. I definitely work with a choreographer on how I want it to look, but my favorite moments are when I get to stand by myself and sing, and really give people an intimate piece of me.”
Speaking of an intimate part of him, Billboard inquired about his ex, Britney Spears — specifically if this tour with Aguilera could be perceived as a slight to the former Pepsi pop princess (who is considered a rival of Aguilera’s).
“I know I’d never do anything just for spite,” replied Timberlake. “I am just not that type of person. My decisions for my career have nothing to do with my personal life.”